"Nothing here but Oxy and coal," says one of the subjects of Sean Dunne's mournful documentary Oxyana.
"RSVP" is a mournful letter, in response to a wedding invitation, from a man whose best friend stole his girlfriend.
His daughter is crossing the street, holding his hand, when he hears a whistle blow—loud, mournful, insistent.
These aren't stomping tunes, but tender and mournful folk songs, a bespoke genre.
The familiar and mournful theme song, “Suicide Is Painless,” filled the room.
“It was too touching, too mournful to be endured,” resumed Monsieur Pascal.
And here, in this solemn chamber, sits the lady in mournful garb.
As his words are so mournful and full of remorse they must have been uttered from a sincere heart.
It ceased, and again the mournful requiem filled all the air.
Now it sounded louder as the breeze stirred; now fainter when it shifted, so that a mournful echo only throbbed in my ears.